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Local hotels are finalists for historic awards (access required)

Posted by:Paula Wolf on September 21, 2022

Six hotels in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley have been chosen as finalists in Historic Hotels of America’s 2022 Awards of Excellence, which recognize and celebrate the finest historic hotels and hoteliers from across the U.S.

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How to keep kids curious – 5 questions answered

Posted by:Bekah McClelland on September 20, 2022

Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age. Beings of all sorts seek information, explore their environments and innovate new ways of solving problems. Creatures big and small, from elephants to bees, engage in exploratory foraging as they discover new territory and resources, while monkeys – and even cells and viruses – innovate ...

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Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read

Posted by:Bekah McClelland on September 20, 2022

Banned Books Week, an annual event that teachers and librarians across the U.S. mark with a combination of distress and defiance, is here again. The theme of this year’s event, which takes place Sept. 18-24, is “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.”

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Friends or acquaintances?

Posted by:Tashia James on September 20, 2022

Friends make life richer and more satisfying, without question. But at times it can be hard to tell whether another person is an "acquaintance" or truly a "friend.”

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